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Look on in awe as a competitive eater downs 10 pounds of pasta in 8 minutes

You're probably going to dry heave just watching him.


Audra Schroeder

Internet Culture

Published Oct 18, 2015   Updated May 27, 2021, 7:10 pm CDT

Earlier this year, the bottomless pit known as competitive eater Matt Stonie inhaled an 18-inch burrito in less than two minutes. For his next trick, he did something even more confounding. 

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Yesterday in Las Vegas at the Martorano’s World Pasta Eating Championship, Stonie, the No. 1 ranked competitive eater in the world, managed to down 10 pounds of pasta in eight minutes. 

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Stonie, the man in the middle wearing the black headband, took home the title on #NationalPastaDay, and set a new world record. Take note of his technique the next time you think Olive Garden’s Never Ending Pasta Pass sounds like a good idea. 

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*First Published: Oct 18, 2015, 4:00 pm CDT